Archive for December, 2011

FDA To Rule On BPA Use In Food Packaging By March 31

Published: 8 December 2011
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/State & Federal Regulations

The “Chicago Tribune,” reports the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will decide by March 31 whether to ban the chemical used in water bottles, soup cans and other food and drink packaging. The industrial chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, was declared a toxic substance in Canada, banned in the production of baby bottles in […]

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EFSA Assembles BPA Assessment Team

Published: 1 December 2011
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS

According to “Food Production Daily,” the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has repeated its view that bisphenol A (BPA) poses no human health risk through dietary exposure and dismissed concerns raised by scientists in France. However, the group announced it was assembling a team of experts to assess new scientific studies and data on the […]

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